Friday, October 25, 2013

Welcome to the 23 Mobile Things course website! The course is self paced, you can work through each lesson at your own speed and share what you’ve learned…

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Thing 23: Digital storytelling

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Digital storytelling plays an increasingly visible part in our daily lives. Mobile technologies and apps put the tools to capture and create stories into our hands every day…

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Thing 22: eResources and vendor apps

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Some electronic resources (eg. databases, eBooks, magazines, etc.) are accessible via apps provided by the vendors. This thing is not a recommendation of any particular vendor or product,…

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Thing 21: Voice interaction and recording

Friday, August 16, 2013

Perhaps you’re already used to talking to your technology tools? Your library clients may prefer to use their own devices with text-to-speech and speech-to-text apps to take notes,…

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Thing 20: Mobile music

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

“The term Mobile Music generically defines digital content that can be directly sourced using a mobile device such as a smartphone (iPhone, etc.), Internet tablet, or other portable…

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Thing 19: File sharing and Dropbox

Friday, August 2, 2013

File sharing  may bring to mind some illegal activities, but our focus is on using these types of tools legitimately delivering library services and optimising the usefulness of…

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Thing 18: Productivity apps

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

What are your personal productivity challenges? Productivity is about being efficient and effective and some tools on mobile devices can help organise tasks and schedule activities, provide reminders…

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Thing 17: Evernote and Zotero

Friday, July 26, 2013

Evernote and Zotero are two useful tools for library clients (and your own use), each with a slightly different function: Evernote is a cloud based tool for note…

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Thing 16: ebooks and ebook apps

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Ebooks are well suited to the convenience of mobile devices, but it is not a ‘one size fits all’ scenario.  Tablets and smart phones can act as ereader…

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Thing 15: Adobe ID

Saturday, July 6, 2013

What is Adobe Digital Editions and why do I need an Adobe ID? Adobe Digital Editions is free software that is frequently used to display eBooks (ePUB and…

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Jan Holmquist | Mylee Joseph | Kathryn Barwick 2013